Cold wave sweeps over parts of country
Published : 12:56 PM, 4 January 2018 Thursday
A mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping across the northern part of the country for last couple of days. Now the cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi as well as Dhaka, Mymensingh and Khulna divisions and the region of Srimangal.
The Meteorological Department on Thursday said, the cold wave may continue and spread over adjacent areas. Moderate to thick fog may occur at places over the country during mid-night till morning.
According to its forecast, night temperature may fall slightly and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
Besides, weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.
The lowest temperature of today was recorded 6.5 degree Celsius at Chuadanga and the highest temperature of Wednesday was recorded 26.2 degree Celsius at Hatia and Bhola.
Apart from these, seasonal low lies over South Bay. Ridge of sub-continental high extends up to West Bengal and adjoining area.
The sun sets at 5:25 pm today and rises at 6:42 am tomorrow at Dhaka.